SASH BADGE (1)
The Royal Company of Archer's sash badge was placed on the lower end of the sash which all members whore. The badge, having a ceremonial purpose is made in the style of a British order and has a small resemblance with the order of the thistle the badge is placed on a Saltire and a star. In the middle, we find a thistle with the motto Nemo me Impune Lacessit in a green enamelled circle which contains threated circles. On the star, the words Kings Body Guard of Scotland are placed with a crown on the top. Today the company is renamed to the Queen's bodyguard of Scotland. The badge holds a structural backplate on the back.
The sash badge is not from Major Gordon's personal collection and was bought by the society as a genuine replacement from the era he served the regiment.
CAP BADGE (2)
The Royal Company of Archer's cap badge consists of an oval belt where a Saltire (or st. Andrews cross is placed upon with in the middle the royal crown crossed with two arrows. On the bottom of the belt, a medallion is placed with the Scottish thistle surrounded by the slogan Nemo me Impune Lacessit, which was the Latin motto of the Royal Stuart dynasty of Scotland from the reign of James VI. On the belt, the name of the company is placed in a round circle: "Royal Compy of Archers.
The badge is not from Major Gordon's personal collection and was bought by the society as a genuine replacement.